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Re: colours for bullets

From: Steven Champeon <schampeo@hesketh.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 1997 11:47:34 -0400
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To: wmperry@aventail.com, neko@greenie.muc.de (Simone Demmel)
Cc: liam@htmlhelp.com (Liam Quinn), coop2e82@nortel.ca, sirilyan@dlcwest.com, www-html@w3.org, www-style@w3.org
At 08:21 AM 4/15/97 -0700, William M. Perry graced us with:
> neko@greenie.muc.de (Simone Demmel) writes:
> > ESC:g/rrggbb/s//r1g1b1/g
>   You forgot:
> for x in `find . -name "*.html" -o -name "*.shtml"`
> do
>   vi $x
>   # manually do your ESC:g/ blah, or use sed,etc.
> done
>   not exactly ideal for a sight that is several hundred or thousand pages.

Aw, come on, guys. Sed? Please.

perl -pi -e 's|rrggbb|r1g1b1|g' *.html
perl -pi -e 's|rrggbb|r1g1b1|g' */*.html
perl -pi -e 's|rrggbb|r1g1b1|g' */*/*.html
perl -pi -e 's|rrggbb|r1g1b1|g' */*/*/*.html
perl -pi -e 's|rrggbb|r1g1b1|g' */*/*/*/*.html
perl -pi -e 's|rrggbb|r1g1b1|g' */*/*/*/*/*.html

And that's just from the command line. It would only be a couple more
lines to do it from a script. Things were fine before they ported Mosaic
to Windows :( Hehehe.

(n.b. I realize CSS is better, just having a bit of fun)

Steven Champeon                 |    Negative forces have value.
http://www.hesketh.com/schampeo |          - Henry Adams 
Received on Tuesday, 15 April 1997 11:51:21 UTC

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